Blue J Smokehouse is now at Bridge View Cafe
Blue J Smokehouse is now at Bridge View Cafe

The cafe is now closed until the New Year due to the impact of Covid 19.

Check out our Texas style BBQ menu.

We now take payment by card.                                           


Blue J Smokehouse menu
Blue J Smokehouse authentic Texas style BBQ. Available Friday and Saturday evenings 5:30 to 8:30 pm local delivery or collection only.
See our menu here. Smoked low and slow for over 20 hours.
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Blue J Smokehouse is now live.

New menu; available Fridays and Saturdays.

17:30 to 20:30 local delivery or collection only.

Bridge View Cafe is OPEN for takeaway

Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 10:30 until 15:30.


We have a delivery option for pre-ordered buffets,

 home made pies, sandwiches and afternoon teas.


Regular weekend takeaway service

offering cakes, hot and cold drinks and ice cream.

We will also offer our Big Bacon Butty.

and toasties.

As we find our way we will add more menu items

and introduce an online ordering system.


This takeaway service is in addition

to our local delivery items and other pre-ordered meals.


Entry to the cafe will be via the wharf gate to the right of the building down by the canal.

Service will be at the door to the cafe, unfortunately no facilities are available to visitors.

Changes brought on us by Covid 19 mean that we have had

to completely transform our way of working.


We also provide our buffets, afternoon teas

and bespoke catering

for weddings and corporate clients.


For local businesses we provide a sandwich delivery service -

contact us for details.

NEW - We now have 2 options for our new

freshly made and delicious Grab and Go

or local delivery service.



Please Note:

Blend 34 from @BlueJCoffee

is available to purchase through the online shop at


A family run takeaway cafe, coffee shop and   commercial caterer.

Keep track of our latest events and opening times.

Our opening times.

Covid 19 opening times.


Now closed until well into the New Year.

Covid 19, inclement weather and low visitor numbers have brought us to this decision. However if the weather is good we may be open so please check or follow us on Twitter.


Subject to change at short notice.


If your visit is important please contact us before hand or follow us on twitter for updates.

Try a delicious Asian style iced coffee made with Blend 34 from Blue J Coffee Co

Delicious iced coffee.


2 shots of Blend 34 espresso coffee poured over ice.


Add milk, cold spring water and a splash of pouring cream for a coffee to enjoy when its hot.

Blend 34 coffee from Blue J Coffee Co

Blend 34 from Blue J Coffee Co is the best tasting coffee around!


With it's deep flavour and pleasant taste this coffee is great either as an espresso, americano, cappuccino or with steamed milk.


You can buy retail bags of 250g or 500g coffee beans or get the coffee beans ready ground for you to take home and enjoy.


Choose either coffee beans or ground coffee we've got you covered.


Ask which is best for your brewing method!

Commercial buffet catering.

With a growing number of corporate clients check out what we can offer for your next food order. Don't hesitate, we cater for small and large groups.


Our current clients say that they are impressed with the quality of food we supply, the reliability of our service and the ease of doing business with us.


Whilst we can pretty much supply what ever you require most orders fall into our standard and larger buffet choices.


Call us now to discuss your requirements, delivery options, price and minimum numbers.

Wedding catering

For your special day we can provide high quality hot or cold buffets for your guests.


We deal with each request uniquely and put together a buffet to meet your personal requirements. Where we can we also try to meet other requirements such as colour scheme, style, layout, timings and location.


Following an initial meeting where we identify your needs and explain what we can offer, we put together a bespoke catering buffet for your special day.

Ice cream from the New Forest

Delicious New Forest ice cream, we stock 8 of their flavours. With an additional special flavour, this is currently rhubarb and ginger with clotted cream


Enjoy single scoop waffle cones or tubs.


Double scoops of one or two flavours are available in tubs.


Double or triple scoop sundaes with all the trimmings are also available as a dessert in the cafe.

Ethically sourced

Where we can we use Fair Trade registered suppliers.


Our filter coffee for example is 100% Fair Trade.


Our teas are also Fair Trade and Rain Forest Alliance certified.


We also use Fair Trade sugar.

Environmentally responsible

We use Blue J Coffee Co's disposable cups for our take away drinks service.


We have ensured that these are recyclable.

Festive Gift Fair

Thank you for popping by.


It was a great fair, we met loads of new people and forged some tremendous business relationships.


Thank you to Orchard Events.

Thanks for stopping by. Have a look around and get to know us.

We welcome your thoughts, comments, tips or personal contact requests.


Please be aware that

when visiting the cafe only food and drinks purchased from the cafe

are to be consumed in the cafe or associated outside seating area.

If in doubt please call before visiting.


We now accept most types of electronic payment by cards, cash, cheque

or invoice/BACS by prior arrangement.


Please use the contact form to get in touch.

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